Electronics Technician III (2 Positions)

Under general supervision supervises and/or participates in the installation, maintenance, and repair of various devices and related electronic controls and equipment, and other related assigned duties. *Requires variable frequency drives and motor control panel experience

Position Category: Professional
Requires Background Check: False
Position Code: 4263-0014KV; 4263-0013KV (2 Positions)
Department: Water and Sewer
Division: Water Supply
Pay Grade: AT-28
Starting Salary: $17.80/Hr.

Position Code: 4263-0014KV
Water and Sewer, Water Supply - Mohawk
Pay Grade: AT-28 / Starting Salary: $17.80/Hr.

Position Code: 4263-0013KV
Water and Sewer, Water Supply - Flowline
Pay Grade: AT-28 / Starting Salary: $17.80/Hr.
This position will work four (4) ten hour days to be determined

Essential Job Functions:  (All Departments/Divisions)
Supervises and/or participates in the work of subordinate Electronics Technicians engaged in a variety of installation, maintenance, repair, and calibration activities

Performs maintenance and repair work

Orders parts and maintains a parts inventory

Supervises and/or trains individuals concerning operations or equipment

Supervises and/or participates in the testing of controllers and related electronic equipment

Maintains a routine maintenance program of control equipment

Prepares reports for departmental management

Develops and maintains training manuals and charts for electronic equipment maintenance

Maintains files and records

Operates light to heavy automotive equipment and/or a City vehicle

In addition to the above tasks, the following essential tasks may be required by the individual department/division.

Designs, modifies, and builds special equipment related to the testing and operation of traffic control signals

Supervises and performs modifications of traffic control systems at field locations on existing control systems

Programs communications, microprocessor based equipment

Maintains various databases

Troubleshoots and repairs electrical, electro-mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic instrumentation systems, modules, and controls in a water or wastewater plant or related facility

Operates and adjusts pumping systems

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

Minimum Requirements:
Graduation from high school or possession of a General Educational Development Certificate (GED), supplemented by successful completion of an approved two (2) year program in electronics, computer science, or another related field; or an electrical license in good standing as specified in the Licenses and Certificates section below; both options should include four (4) years of experience in field and/or bench repair of electronic equipment and related process control equipment; requires variable frequency drives and motor control panel experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience per Personnel Policies and Procedures, Section 128.

Considerable knowledge of the operating principles of a variety of electronic, electrical, electro-mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment; considerable knowledge of the tools, equipment, methods, and materials, used in the testing, maintenance and repair of such equipment; and considerable knowledge the theory and operating principles of solid state devices and circuitry.  Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to read and work from wiring diagrams, schematics, engineering specifications, and factory service manuals; ability to perform technical diagnostic repair work; ability to maintain inventory and work records; ability to perform assignments independently with limited supervision; and the ability to utilize the highest level of interpersonal skill in order to understand, select, develop, and motivate people at any level within or outside the organization.  Applicant must possess skill in the use of various tools and equipment in the repair and maintenance of electrical and electronic equipment and plant process controls and instrumentation.

Physical Requirements:  
Physical requirements include arm and hand steadiness and finger dexterity enough to use a keyboard and telephone and to solder and de-solder miniature components on circuit boards; occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 60 pounds; may be subject to extended periods of walking and standing; reaching, balancing, bending, kneeling, crawling, handling, feeling, climbing, smelling, and twisting; and vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform the essential tasks.

Licenses and Certificates:  
Possession of an Oklahoma Class "D" Operator's License; and some positions within this classification may be required to obtain a valid applicable Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and/or a Class "C" Water or Wastewater Operator's License as issued by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) within eighteen months of hire date; and some positions within this classification may substitute an unlimited Journeyman Electrician's license as issued by the State of Oklahoma for a two year program in electronics, computer science or another related field.

Working Environment:
Working environment is indoors and outdoors and in inclement weather;  may be exposed to the following: hazardous materials, animal waste/dead animals, flammable liquids, traffic, cramped work areas, excessive dust, weather/temperature extremes, trench excavations, underground gas/electric/petroleum lines, rough terrain, hazardous/toxic atmospheres, damp/wet surfaces, snow/ice covered surfaces, overhead power lines, toxic fumes/vapors/odors, confined spaces, compressed gases, high noises, and computer monitor.